Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres


  1. Jermolowiks, Renata. "Remarks on Adam Smith's Lecture in Rethoric and Belles Lettres". Studies in Logic, Grammar and Rhetoric. Vol. 7, no. 20, 2004. (Google PS , PS)
  2. Bevilacqua, Vincent M. "Classical Rhetorical Influences in the Development of Eighteenth-Century British Aesthetic Criticism". Transactions of the American Philological Association (1974-), Vol. 106. (1976), pp. 11-28. (PDF -- JSTOR restricted access)

Book reviews

  1. Bryce, J. C. (ed.) Adam Smith: Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres. Oxford : Clarendon Press, I983. By James Moore — Concordia University. The Economic Journal, Vol. 94, No. 375. (Sep., 1984), pp. 693-695. (PDF -- JSTOR restricted access)
  2. McKenna, Stephen J. Adam Smith: The Rhetoric of Propriety. (Rhetoric in the Modern Era) Albany, New York: State University of New York Press, 2005. ix + 184 pages (bibliography; index) ISBN: 0-7914-6582-9. By Brian Fehler — Department of English and Languages — Tarleton State University — Box T-0300 Stephenville, TX 76402 USA ude.notelrat|relheF#ude.notelrat|relheF. (PDF)

Book editions

  1. Smith, A. 1963, Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres delivered in the University of Glasgow by Adam Smith, Reported by a student in 1762-63, edited John M. Lothian, Nelson, London.
  2. Smith, A. Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, edited by J. C. Bryce, The Glasgow Edition of the Works and Correspondence of Adam Smith, 1983, Oxford University Press, Liberty Fund edition, 1985

General texts

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